Constraining the Milky Way assembly history with Galactic Archaeology

@article{Minchev2016ConstrainingTM,
  title={Constraining the Milky Way assembly history with Galactic Archaeology},
  author={Ivan Minchev},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics of Galaxies},
  year={2016}
}
  • I. Minchev
  • Published 1 July 2016
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Astrophysics of Galaxies
The aim of Galactic Archaeology is to recover the evolutionary history of the Milky Way from its present day kinematical and chemical state. Because stars move away from their birth sites, the current dynamical information alone is not sufficient for this task. The chemical composition of stellar atmospheres, on the other hand, is largely preserved over the stellar lifetime and, together with accurate ages, can be used to recover the birthplaces of stars currently found at the same Galactic… 

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